Principal Blue Chip Fund

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Performance

The fund has returned 20.97 percent over the past year.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 5.5%
1 Year 21.0%
3 Years (Annualized) N/A
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of companies with large market capitalizations at the time of each purchase. It invests in foreign securities. The fund invests in growth equity securities; growth orientation emphasizes buying equity securities of companies whose potential for growth of capital and earnings is expected to be above average.